New York, NY - GLORY, the world's premier kickboxing league, today announced the full fight card for GLORY 17 LOS ANGELES, to air live on SPIKE TV at 8/7c from the Forum, Presented by Chase, in Inglewood, California on Saturday, June 21st.
In addition to the the explosive lightweight clash between world #2 Andy 'The Machine' Ristie (41-4-1, 21 KO) from Suriname and #4 ranked Ky Hollenbeck (46-3-0, 23 KO) from the United States, GLORY 17 LOS ANGELES now has a new headline bout as living legend Mirko Cro Cop (22-8-0, 12 KO) of Croatia takes on American boxing heavyweight Jarrell 'Big Baby' Miller (22-1-0, 9 KO) in a rematch of their 2013 tilt. Cro Cop won the previous encounter by unanimous decision.
GLORY's one-night, four-man Featherweight Contender Tournament also features a new entrant as Marcus ‘Baiano' Vinicius (7-2-0, 2 KO) of Brazil steps in to face muay thai specialist Shane Oblonsky (8-2-0, 3 KO), fighting out of the United States and making his GLORY debut. In the other tournament semifinal, two top-five featherweights meet as Thai fighter Yodkhunpon Sitmonchai (83-21-1, 51 KO), ranked #3 in the world, goes up against Canadian Gabriel Varga (23-2-0, 8 KO), ranked #5. The winners of each semifinal bout will square off to earn a spot in an upcoming Featherweight World Championship Tournament, taking place at a later date.
GLORY 17 LOS ANGELES
Headline Bout: Mirko Cro Cop vs. Jarrell Miller
Tournament Final Bout C: Semifinal Bout A Winner vs. Semifinal Bout B Winner
Co-Headline Bout: Andy Ristie vs. Ky Hollenbeck
Tournament Semifinal Bout B: Marcus Vinicius vs. Shane Oblonsky
Tournament Semifinal Bout A: Yodkhunpon Sitmonchai vs. Gabriel Varga
Tickets for GLORY 17 LOS ANGELES are available for purchase at ticketmaster.com and fabulousforum.com. Prices start at $30 and VIP packages, including Forum Club access, are available.
For more information, visit gloryworldseries.com.